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  • Wood burning stove blamed for fire at Rochelle garage Jan. 22

    By Vinde WellsEditorA malfunction in a wood-burning stove is believed to be the cause of fire Jan. 2 ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • All Stars play at OHS

    By Chris JohnsonReporterA group of all stars visited the Blackhawk Center Friday morning for an annu ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Meyer wins DLR spelling bee

    David L. Rahn Junior High hosted its annual spelling bee on Jan. 16.Twenty seventh and eighth grade ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Board tables proposed liquor law for second time

    By Vinde WellsEditorFor a second time Tuesday, the Mt. Morris Village Board tabled a proposed ordina ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Vehicles burglarized during Stillman-Oregon game

    By Vinde WellsEditorSeveral vehicles were burglarized Saturday night while their owners were watchin ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Board rescinds Tow Fund transfer

    By Vinde WellsEditorThe Ogle County Board last week reversed a decision made three months earlier to ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Fire destroys machine shed and contents

    By Vinde WellsEditorOregon fire officials are still investigating a fire Jan. 23 that destroyed a la ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Board mulls law change limiting minors in bars

    By Vinde WellsEditorWhether or not minors should be allowed to sit at the bar in a business that ser ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Board honors former sheriffs Brooks and Messer

    By Vinde WellsEditorTwo former sheriffs were honored Tuesday for their nearly 100 years of service i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Polo City Council to seek demolition bids for hotel

    The Polo City Council put the wheels in motion Monday to demolish a downtown building that has seen better days.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Fisher is the new president of Illinois Press Association board

    Sam R Fisher, publisher of Sauk Valley Media, has been named president of the Illinois Press Association Board of Directors for 2015.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • BOR reduces nuclear plant’s value by $27 million

    A Byron school official voiced concern last week when the Ogle County Board of Review (BOR) reduced the assessment of the Byron Generating Station las ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Goal halfway met for new veteran's statue

    Fundraising efforts to renovate the Ogle County Veterans Memorial are a little more than half-way to the goal.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Spelling bee almost goes into "overtime"

    School buses were already lining up to take students home from Oregon Elementary School Jan. 14 while two determined sixth graders were battling out a ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Petrizzo cites conflicts with chairman as reason for resignation

    Differences with the county board chairman Kim Gouker are what an Ogle County Board member says led him to step down from his post only halfway throug ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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